Peer Mentor Job Descriptions

Lead Peer Mentor

DIVISION: Military, Veterans and Special Programs; Student Engagement & Impact
DEPARTMENT: Student Support [Pathways (Male Mentoring) Success Scholars]
CAMPUS LOCATION: None Specific (Online, NWC, SWC or RTP)
PAY: Semester Stipend
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: August 2020-May 2021

Job Description and Objective:

Works in partnership with the Program Coordinator and Success Coach in leading the Peer Mentoring Team in the engagement of program success scholars via the following:

  • Serve on the Male Mentoring Advisory Team and attend bimonthly team meetings.
  • Work with Pathways professional staff to develop weekly duty assignments for peer mentors, based on program goals and objectives; submit a weekly peer mentoring report to program staff.
  • Assist with student outreach data.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of program initiatives.
  • Attend a monthly leadership training session.

Primary Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a Wake Tech course(s) during each semester of service
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 at time of application.
  • Possess an interest in helping students.
  • Must exercise good verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Must have a positive and welcoming attitude.
  • Must be in good standing with the college
  • Must possess the willingness to take initiative.

Time Commitment: 10 hours per week


Communications & Social Media Officer (2 positions available)

DIVISION: Military, Veterans & Special Programs; Student Engagement & Impact
DEPARTMENT: Student Support [Pathways (Male Mentoring) Success Scholars]
CAMPUS LOCATION: None Specific (Online, NWC, SWC or RTP)
PAY: Semester Stipend
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: August 2020-May 2021

Job Description and Objective:

Generate and revise content for the Pathways Success Scholars program as such:

  • A minimum of 3-5 weekly posts geared towards topics that impact and/or celebrate men of color
  • A minimum of 3-5 posts per week promoting internal and external programs and resources
  • Monitor and respond to inquiries received through program email and social media platforms
  • Assist with content development for the monthly newsletter
  • Analyze and examine followers, likes, shares, etc.
  • Attend a monthly leadership training session

Primary Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a Wake Tech course(s) during each semester of service.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA at time of application.
  • Strong knowledge of social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Must exercise good verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Must have a positive and welcoming attitude.
  • Must be in good standing with the college.
  • Must possess the willingness to take initiative.   

Time Commitment: 3 hours per week


Outreach Officer (5 positions available)

DIVISION: Military, Veterans and Special Programs; Student Engagement & Impact
DEPARTMENT: Student Support [Pathways (Male Mentoring) Success Scholars]
CAMPUS LOCATION: Southern (2), Northern (2), RTP (1)
PAY: Semester Stipend
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: August 2020-May 2021

Job Description and Objective:

Assist in the planning and implementation of campus student outreach through:

  • Involvement in establishing a monthly program outreach schedule, to include dates, times, locations and objectives
  • Distributing marketing materials to increase student participant engagement
  • Corresponding weekly (phone, email) with program participants
  • Attend a monthly leadership training session

Primary Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a Wake Tech course(s) during each semester of service
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA at time of application
  • Must exercise good verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Must have a positive and welcoming attitude.
  • Must be in good standing with the college.
  • Must possess the willingness to take initiative.
  • Preference given to students enrolled in seated classes.

Time Commitment: 3 hours per week